September 23, 2014

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Critter Chronicles: Rufus

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Meet Rufus! He has plenty of life left in him! Heartworm positive, Rufus underwent treatment, then went to recuperate in the country. The fresh air and attention he received from his dog pals as well as his cat comrades have proved to be the treatment he needed to get back to full strength. Rufus is Read More…

Critter Chronicles: Rascal

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Rascal’s pictured with his buddy Connie, but he loves everyone he meets. Rascal’s owner passed away and he arrived at Friendship with two of his other pals, Ralph and Baby. Rascal is about 9 years old but has the energy of a 5 year old. He’s a sweet boy that minds his manners and likes Read More…

Critter Chronicles: Bubba

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Meet big Bubba! He was recently surrendered to the shelter because his family moved and couldn’t take him. He’s a gentle giant that is super friendly. He likes kids but since he’s so big they should be older than 7. Bubba also lived with cats and liked them. He has never been around many dogs, Read More…

Critter Chronicles: Odie

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Oh, the fun you will have with Odie! He’s a lively Cardigan Welsh corgi mix. The Cardigan Welsh corgi is one of two dog breeds known as Welsh corgis that originated in Wales, the other being the Pembroke Welsh corgi. It is one of the oldest herding breeds. Cardigan Welsh corgis can be extremely loyal Read More…

Critter Chronicles: Midget

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Midget is another victim of foreclosure found in an abandoned home.  She’s way too young to be out on your own.  Luckily for her the shelter had room and for now her home is in the cattery where she is busy making new friends with the other cats.  Midget is content for now, but we Read More…

Cleveland hosting National Senior Games

CLEVELAND — Cleveland is bracing for 11,000 older athletes who will compete in the National Senior Games through Aug. 1. Athletes 50 and older will compete in nearly two dozen events including basketball, swimming, shuffleboard, volleyball, golf and bowling. The venues include the new Cleveland convention center, downtown race courses, college campuses and a bowling Read More…

Facebook takes down ‘Creatures of Lorain County’ page

Facebook has stepped in and decided to take down the Creatures of Lorain County group page. Amy Clark of Elyria said she learned in an e-mail late Thursday the page would no longer be published on the social networking site. She was told it violated Facebook’s Community Guidelines, but was told she could appeal the Read More…

Elyria woman charged after false stabbing report

ELYRIA — A 55-year-old woman who lied to police about a stabbing at her home and later admitted to making the story up has been charged. Late Thursday, police charged Mary Joanne Palange of 430 Longfellow St. with two counts of making false alarms and falsification. All three are misdemeanors that will be handled by Read More…

Boat crashes on break wall in Lorain

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LORAIN — No one was seriously injured when a pleasure boat crashed onto the break wall off of Harmon’s Beach overnight. The boat, a 25-foot Starcraft, remained on the break wall this morning. It crashed about 2 a.m., according to Coast Guard Seaman Jamison Franzen. Coast Guard Chief Andrew Coppa said both people on board Read More…

Lakeview Park beach open after brief shutdown Thursday

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Lakeview Park beach in Lorain has reopened after it was shut down briefly Thursday due to high levels of bacteria as well as an algal bloom. The algal bloom turned the water in the lake a shade of green. Park Manager Bryan Goldthorpe said Friday that tests conducted by the Cuyahoga County Heath Department, who Read More…